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October 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Agency official warns, educates on elderly theft possibilities

Entity’s investigator David Baker speaks at local library

David Baker, senior investigator for protective services for the Armstrong Area Agency on Aging, spoke Wednesday to the public during the latest installment of the “Brown Bag” speaker series at Ford City Public Library. More...

Shelter offers $1K for leads on dog abuse suspects

Shelter also seeks willing owner for another canine

Lori Frantz spoke with a tone of horror Wednesday regarding a recent case of animal abuse being addressed by Manor Township police and Orphans of the Storm (OOTS) animal shelter. More...

News

911 CALLS

Armstrong 911 released the following reports on recent incidents:  * Kittanning Police Department, Kittanning Ambulance and Kittanning Hose Co. No. 1 responded to a rescue situation at 12:54 p.m. Oct. 10 at 280 S. McKean St. More...

The larger picture in reflective focus

The first two chapters of Job are fascinating. More...

Club News

The PI chapter of ADK honored President Charlene Krecota for her leadership and fulfilling a second term as president at its September meeting.  A photograph “show and tell” of her life was shared and then a candy message was read, l More...

Sports

West Shamokin seniors take down juniors 49-0

After a victory last season as the junior squad, the West Shamokin class of 2017 won as seniors on Wednesday by a score of 49- 0. More...

Hornqvist has 2 points in season debut, Pens beat Capitals 3-2

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patric Hornqvist scored a power-play goal and assisted on another in his season debut to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night in their first meeting since the playoffs.  More...

BC3’s Bianco has skin in game on volleyball court

Solid black lines on the hardwood floor of the Butler County Community College Field House mark the periphery of the 900-squarefoot boundary intended to confine six BC3 volleyball players, 2-inch lines across which Brittney Bianco’s skin shriek More...

Vitriol erupts at Leechburg Area school board meeting

Arguments ensue regarding a $7.5 million bond issuance

Leechburg Borough resident Janine Remaley said her patience has run thin with the Leechburg Area School District (LASD). More...

Rape charge dismissed against Kittanning man

Jeremy M. Carr will not face prosecution after alleged victim fails to appear at hearing

Rape and assault charges levied against Jeremy M. Carr, 28, of Kittanning, were dismissed Wednesday due to a lack of evidence.  Carr’s alleged victim failed to appear at the office of Magisterial   District Judge James H. More...

Girls of the Gridiron

West Shamokin senior Shelby Clowser (above) scampers Wednesday for the opening touchdown run of the school’s annual Powder Puff game at Jack Boyer Field between the school’s junior and se More...

Obituaries

James T. ‘Tom’ McKernan

Hermitage

James T. “Tom” McKernan, 75, of Hermitage, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in Butler VA Community Living Center.  Mr. More...

Barbara Ann (Baker) Snyder

Cowansville

Barbara Ann (Baker) Snyder, 59, of Cowansville, is now with her Lord and Savior in Heaven on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, in ACMH Hospital .  She was born on June 24, 1958, in Natrona Heights, to John Edward and Helen Baker.  Mrs. More...

Sallie Fair Davies

Coatesville

Sallie Fair Davies, 83, of Freedom Village in West Brandywine, Coatesville, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. More...

Arts and Entertainment

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Do Just One Thing

Do you like to support local bookstores? If you’re a book lover and want to find independent booksellers wherever you are, there’s now an easy website to help you out. More...

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